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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1761
Last updated: 2 October 2019
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Date:27-AUG-1943
Time:
Type:Boulton Paul Defiant TT Mk I
Owner/operator:1623 Flt Royal Air Force (1623 Flt RAF)
Registration: DR921
C/n / msn: 962
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rame Head, Cornwall -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
DR921 - Crashed after hitting balloon cable. 27.8.1943
Crew:
F/Sgt (656853) Douglas Herbert HIGGS (pilot) RAFVR - killed.
? (winch operator) killed.

Sources:

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2442036/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Feb-2008 09:23 JINX Added
12-Feb-2012 12:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-Aug-2014 17:37 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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